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Assistant Professor, Ithaca, NY

Department: RICHARDS LAB
Location: Ithaca, NY
Faculty position 
Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research at Cornell University 

BTI, an independent research institute on the Cornell University campus, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek candidates conducting highly innovative research in any area of plant biology. We particularly welcome applicants whose research interests include a focus on plant microbiomes or combine metabolomic and genomic approaches.

BTI is part of the Cornell campus in Ithaca, a culturally diverse and vibrant town in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York. BTI’s state-of-the-art facilities include mass spectrometry, plant cell imaging, plant growth, and plant transformation ( ). In addition, BTI is home of the bioinformatics hub for Solanaceae genomics ( BTI faculty members also have access to Cornell University facilities, such as the Life Sciences Core Laboratories Center ( The successful candidate is expected to establish an outstanding extramurally funded research program, to develop links to Cornell University’s School of Integrative Plant Science (, and to participate in graduate training through adjunct appointment to a Section within the School.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, the names of three references and a statement of research interests (max. 3 pages) to Eric Richards, Chair, BTI Faculty Search Committee, Boyce Thompson Institute, 533 Tower Road, Ithaca, New York 14853. 

Email:  Review of applications will begin in October.  Additional information about BTI can be obtained at

BTI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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